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Oahu Bass Fishing - no longer available, sorry 

Lake Wilson on Oahu has been stocked with over seventeen different species of fish including Large Mouth Bass, Small Mouth Bass, Bluegill, Channel Catfish, Snakehead, Oscar, Tilapia, Red Devil, and the famous and tough-fighting Peacock Bass.  The Peacock Bass is pound for pound one of the top three fighting fish in the free world.  This predator of the shallows is only found in Hawaii, parts of Florida, Colombia, and Venezuela.

Your guides on Oahu are Ron "Opy" Johnson and Chris Wright and his father Stan Wright.  You had better come ready to work because these guys know how to get you into the fish.  Live bait and accurate casting can land you over 25 fish in one afternoon.  They welcome experienced, beginner fishermen and kids, although some casting experience is definitely a plus.  The more accurate you can cast, the more fish you will catch.   

The famous Peacock Bass


The Peacock Bass average 1 - 2 lbs with 3 - 5 pounders also in the lake.  The guide provides spinning and bait casting gear and you are welcome to bring fly fishing gear as well.

Lake Wilson is located in the middle of the Island of Oahu, about a 40 minute drive from Waikiki.  

The seasons
The following species are caught in fresh waters all year round, but certain times are often better than other for certain species. (Note: This is just a guide. Since the fish can't read the guide, success rates do vary year to year and month to month and fishing can be slow at times even when it's normally excellent or good)

Species Jan Feb Mar







Oct Nov Dec
Butterfly Peacock Bass  
Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Freshwater Barracuda
Freshwater Papio





All prices include expert guide service, rods, reels, bait, and beverages. For full day trips, you will need to bring your own lunch.  The guide does provide a cooler and ice to keep your lunch.  4.712 % Oahu Tax and Gratuity are not included.  Trips are exclusive trips.  Reservations/Information Request for Oahu

Half day trips
Approximately 8:00 am to noon
You can request an afternoon trip.

1or 2 Persons: $310.00
3rd person: $100.00 extra

Full day trips
Approximately 8:00am to 4:00pm

1 or 2 Persons: $400.00
3rd Person: $150.00 extra 

Why Fish for Bass? Because on Oahu, you can! Book early for best selection of dates

From Harry & Debbie who fished with guide Chris:

"To say the least, our recent fishing expedition was... awesome. In spite of some typical Hawaiian showers, we had a good time and some great fishing for Peacock Bass with our Guide/Captain "Chris".


Photos courtesy of Harry, who's wife and mother in law caught the nice fish!




When you are ready to make a reservation, or if you would like more information, please click on the request link above or call us toll free at 1-877-388-1376 or send an email to kathy@sportfishhawaii.com and we will be happy to answer your questions and/or complete your reservation.